Chamber December Luncheon

The Chattooga County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled their December meeting for next Tuesday, December 13th.  The luncheon will be held at noon at Sweet P’s at the Tavern in Trion.  The guest speakers for the chamber meeting will be Mark Pickle and Mike Martin from Mountain Education Charter High School.  The event will also highlight the graduates of this year’s Leadership Chattooga.  Space is limited and reservations are required.  To RSVP for the meeting you can click HERE

Dry Valley Baptist Church Clothes Closet To Open Friday 12/9/22

The Dry Valley Baptist Church Clothes Closet will be open this Friday December the 9th from 9am to 11am. The clothes closet provides free clothes to those in need. Dry Valley Baptist Church is located at 451 Dry Valley Church Road in Summerville.

Summerville Presents Christmas In The Park This Coming Friday

Christmas in the Park in Lyerly--CHS Band will play!

The City of Summerville will be presenting Christmas in the Park at Dowdy Park this coming Friday, December 9, 2022.  The event will run from 6 PM – 9 PM and will feature the Best Dressed Elf Contest, the Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, the Christmas Cookie Smack Down Contest and the lighting of the tree, which will take place at 7 PM by the winner of the Best Dressed Elf Contest. There will be live music and a drawing for a girl’s and boy’s bike and a Christmas ham.  You can read all the details about the 2022 City of Summerville Christmas in the Park below:

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Paradise Gardens Bluegrass Christmas Party

Paradise Garden in Pennville is inviting the public to a Bluegrass Christmas Party coming up on Saturday, December 10th.  The party will be held from 5 PM – 8 PM at Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden at 200 North Lewis Street.  Bluegrass Band Russell McClanahan & Friends will provide some good Bluegrass music.  The party is free to Paradise Garden Members and Chattooga County Residents.

Chattooga Food Pantry In Need Of Donations

The Holidays are right around the corner and the Chattooga County Food Pantry is in desperate need of donations. The food pantry is located at 152 Senior Drive in Summerville and is open from 8:30 AM until 5 PM, Monday-Friday.  The food pantry will take donations of non-perishable food items to help those in need in Chattooga County.  Donations may be made by check, but the food pantry cannot take cash. Call 706-857-0729 for more information.

Trion Library Holding “Grinchmas” Event

The Trion Public Library is inviting kids to a Holiday “Grinchmas” Event that will be held on Friday, December 9th.  Children can have their picture made with the Grinch and participate in a Christmas Craft.  The 2018 Grinch movie will be shown.  The event will take place from 4 PM – 6 PM at the Trion Library, located at 15 Bulldog Boulevard in Trion.

Three Opportunities To Meet Santa In Summerville This Weekend

If you have little ones ready to tell Santa what they have on their Christmas list, there are three opportunities to see Santa Claus in Summerville this weekend.  The first will be at the Summerville Christmas Parade on Friday evening.  The second will be at the Chattooga County 4H Breakfast with Santa at the Chattooga County Ag Center on Saturday.  As of Tuesday morning, there were a few tickets still available.  Contact the Chattooga County Extension Office for ticket information.  The third opportunity will be Sunday afternoon from 1 PM – 4 PM at 292 East Washington Street in Summerville.  Santa’s visits on East Washington Street are always free and open to anyone who wants to come by.

Trion Heights Baptist Church Live Nativity Scene Dec 7-21

Trion Heights Baptist Church presents “Jesus . . . The Light of Christmas . . . The Light of the World”, a drive thru Live Nativity with over 52,000 Christmas lights synched to Christmas music. The event will run nightly Dec. 7 – 21st from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. There is no fee as this is their gift to the community. Pastor Vernon Johnson and the members invite the community to attend.

Trion United Methodist Church Brunswick Stew & Bake Sale

Trion United Methodist Church will have their Brunswick Stew available Saturday, December 3rd. The price is $9 per quart and is sold on a first come first served basis. Reminder calls do not guarantee stew will be available. You may pick up stew around 10:00 a.m. thru 1:00 p.m on Saturday.

Also, the United Methodist Men will have a Bake Sale with a selection of cookies, brownies, fried pies, cakes and other goodies.

For more information call Trion UMC 706-734-2802

Spots Still Open For Holiday Wreath Class

Chattooga Young Farmer Director Lauren Jarrett says that there are still a few spots open for the Young Farmer’s Holiday Wreath Class that will be held on Tuesday, December 6th at 6 PM at the Chattooga County Ag Center.  The class includes all supplies and a light supper.  If you are interested, contact Lauren Jarrett at